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ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Antigua and Barbuda is celebrating the start of the peak winter season with increased capacity from Miami International Airport, a key gateway for the popular Caribbean destination. This comes as American Airlines has added an additional daily round-trip flight from Miami to the V.C. Bird International Airport in Antigua. The new […]

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Seaborne Airlines is making a significant investment and commitment to the Caribbean and US Virgin Islands by adding over 240 percent more capacity, including up to 29 more weekly departures, which is nearly 1,000 additional seats. In addition, Seaborne will be adding a second seaplane to its operation. “As part […]

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Gatwick airport runway has reopened after drones caused the airport to shut down for more than a day, the BBC has reported. The airport, the UK’s second busiest, said 837 flights were scheduled but there were delays and cancellations. Boss Chris Woodroofe said “mitigating measures” from the government and military had given him “confidence to […]

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Residents of Fostin Development in Piat, Grande Riviere, asserting that they could not let another year go by with worsening road conditions, came together a few days before Christmas to effect road repairs themselves. According to the residents, it was not the first time that the community has organised a koudmain for road repairs. The […]

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By Anthony L Hall It’s what they do. Yet everyone is making much ado about an “explosive” report The New York Times published yesterday under the headline: “Facebook Offered Users Privacy Wall, Then Let Tech Giants Around It.” Here’s the takeaway: ____________________ For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive […]

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By Sir Ronald Sanders A statement may have been made by one or more of the Caribbean countries that attended the Conference of the Parties (COP) in Katowice, Poland, in early December on the disastrous effects of climate change, but if any statement was made it is nigh impossible to find it despite the considerable […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Without addressing the root cause of security challenges and economic vulnerabilities, Prime Minister Allen Chastanet endeavoured to promote the opening of Desert Star Holdings (DSH) horse racing track, plans for a home cruise port, the Hewanorra International Airport Redevelopment Project in Vieux Fort; including village tourism, the revitalization of the city of […]

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What was supposed to have been minor surgery with minimal risk has resulted in tragedy for a two year old boy. The  two-year-old  has been left infertile after surgeons operated on the wrong testicle, the BBC reported, quoting the child’s family. According to the BBC, the boy was admitted to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children […]

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By Dr Neals Chitan The departure lounge at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport in St Kitts was quickly becoming a hive of disgruntled travellers on Monday, December 17, 2018, as a crippled Leeward Island Air Transport (LIAT) flight 313 sat totally incapacitated on the tarmac. As fellow travellers in this multi-national Caribbean mix, my […]

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(SNO) — A book offering a collection of local folktales has been released by a Saint Lucian writer and is now available in both English and French. The book, “Once Upon A Time In Saint Lucia” is based on stories curated by local writer Jacinta Annius-Lee and told to her by storytellers (conteurs) over a ...

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